Arts & Culture

Dr. Beach names Hawaii's Hanauma Bay best beach in America

HONOLULU -- When you come upon an ocean bay that has features known as "Toilet Bowl" and "Witch's Brew," you may not envision a welcoming tropical oasis. But Hawaii's Hanauma Bay, nestled inside a breeched volcanic cone on the southeastern shore of Oahu, has some of the state's calmest waters, most pristine beaches and world-renowned snorkeling over coral reefs that teem with colorful fish.

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Artist in Residence

Fine art photographer Cary Jenkins, of Mabelvale, is serving as Hot Springs National Park's second Artist in Residence through June 4. During her two-week residency, Jenkins will present both a children's program and an informal workshop on how to take better photographs.

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'Peter Pan'

Hot Springs Children's Dance Theatre Co. is gearing up for the final performances of ballet "Peter Pan," with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a matinee at 3 p.m. Sunday at LakePointe Church, 1343 Albert Pike Road. The crowd will join Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily and the Lost Boys as they outwit the nefarious Captain Hook, "the baddest Pirate of them all," a news release said.

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Featured artist

Featured artists for June at the Artists' Workshop Gallery, 610-A Central Ave., will include Caryl Joy Young, beginning with Gallery Walk on June 3 and continuing throughout the month. Young, shown here with her "Sunrise" and "Sunset" series, will be present at Gallery Walk from 5-9 p.m. (Young was incorrectly identified in a photograph published in Thursday's edition. The newspaper regrets the error.)

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Healthy food incentive program returns to market

The Double Up Food Bucks healthy food incentive program, led by the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention and funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Wal-Mart Foundation State Giving Program, is returning to the Hot Springs Farmers & Artisans Market starting May 28.

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